Job Title: Surgical Physician Assistant
Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY
Category: Advanced Clinical Providers
Department: MHRH-Surgical PA Services
Req #: 12231
Posted Date: Jul 25, 2019
Surgical Physician Assistant MidHudson Regional Hospital, WMCHealth Network, Poughkeepsie, New York Summary WMCHealth is seeking a Physician Assistant to join the Department of Surgery at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. This is an exciting opportunity available to qualified Physician Assistants with excellent clinical decision making, exposure to quality of care measures, and strong procedural skills. Candidates must be board certified and possess or be able to obtain a license in New York. We are seeking a candidate with a minimum of one year in-hospital experience; however, exceptional new or recent graduates are encouraged to apply. The Surgical Department utilizes Physician Assistants as part of a multidisciplinary team providing advanced, high-quality healthcare. Candidates will undergo cross-training in surgery and trauma/critical care. Surgical PA’s provide coverage in the Surgical ICUs and give support to the Trauma ICUs and OR. The institution provides a full spectrum of surgical services in which the Physician Assistant is a valued member. Company Info MidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center is located in Poughkeepsie, New York, which is 75 miles north of New York City and 50 minutes from the Westchester Medical Center Campus. Poughkeepsie is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, an area surrounded by beautiful mountains, as well as the Hudson River, offering an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer’s market scene. The Hudson Valley also boasts excellent public and private schools with a vibrant higher education culture, as the home to several notable institutions such as Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College, and the Culinary Institute of America, among others. The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To Apply For more information about this opportunity, contact Andrea Ruggiero, Advanced Clinical Recruiter at (914)-493-2176 or by email at Andrea.Ruggiero@wmchealth.org Westchester Medical Center Regional Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.